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Nottingham to Exeter

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3 suggested routes to go from Nottingham to Exeter by train, car, bus

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How to get from Nottingham to Exeter?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Nottingham Exeter. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Nottingham-Exeter

For your trip from Nottingham (England, United Kingdom) to Exeter (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 185 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Nottingham to Exeter without changing trains but some trains run on lines Nottingham-Cardiff and Cardiff-Exeter allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of CrossCountry to Cardiff leave from Nottingham railway station in Nottingham. Arrival in Cardiff will take place at Cardiff Central station (0.4 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Cardiff where the train operated by First Great Western leave for Exeter.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Exeter from Nottingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Nottingham-Bristol and Bristol-Exeter.
You will board a coach of National Express in Nottingham. The bus will drop you off at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Nottingham bus station (0.4 mi from Nottingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bristol. Once arrived in Bristol, take another coach of MegaBus or National Express that will take you to Exeter bus station (England United Kingdom).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Cardiff-Exeter will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Nottingham and Exeter?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Cardiff-Exeter (55.3 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Exeter (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Nottingham (serving Nottingham bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Bristol where the coach will drop you off at Bristol station situated at about 0.3 mi from Bristol city centre. and from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Exeter (England United Kingdom)
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Cardiff-Exeter with the train from Cardiff Central railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Exeter St Davids at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on the rail lines from Nottingham to Birmingham with the train which leaves Nottingham station to arrive at Birmingham International railway station (England United Kingdom) and Birmingham-Exeter with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Exeter St Davids at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Nottingham or cities to visit near Exeter

When travelling from Exeter to Nottingham by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Cardiff located at 134 mi from Nottingham and 55 mi away from Exeter, Bristol situated at 121 mi from Nottingham and at approximately 65 mi from Exeter, Birmingham located at 45 mi from Nottingham and 141 mi away from Exeter, Southampton situated at 142 mi from Nottingham and at approximately 94 mi from Exeter (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Exeter or back to Nottingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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